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Bourdais targets return for IndyCar season finale

1 hour 6 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Sebastien Bourdais was back at the Brickyard on Sunday, eight days after a spectacular crash knocked him out of the Indy 500, declaring he would return to the car for the IndyCar season finale.

Larrazabal's 66 provides U.S. Open qualifying boost

1 hour 43 min ago
VIRGINIA WATER, England - Spain's Pablo Larrazabal was in seventh heaven after a swashbuckling closing round in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday put him in great heart for U.S. Open qualifying.

Vettel ends Ferrari's long wait for Monaco victory

2 hours 10 min ago
MONACO (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel extended his Formula One championship lead over Lewis Hamilton to 25 points on Sunday after becoming the first Ferrari driver since Michael Schumacher in 2001 to win the showcase Monaco Grand Prix.

No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

4 hours 26 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - World number one Angelique Kerber was dumped out of the French Open on Sunday, going down 6-2 6-2 in a first-round defeat to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.

Donald's driver lets him down at Wentworth

4 hours 28 min ago
VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Florida-based Briton Luke Donald still managed a smile and a wisecrack on Sunday despite having endured a nightmare return to the European Tour at this week's BMW PGA Championship.

Pirelli committed to F1 under Liberty

4 hours 54 min ago
MONACO (Reuters) - Pirelli is committed to Formula One but there are no plans to take a stake in the sport following Liberty Media's takeover, the tire company's chief executive Marco Tronchetti Provera said on Sunday.

Kvitova completes emotional winning comeback at French Open

5 hours 29 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova made an emotional and convincing return to competition, showing no ill effects from the stabbing injury to her hand, with a 6-3 6-2 French Open first-round victory against American Julia Boserup on Sunday.

Mladenovic among the favorites in Paris, says former coach

7 hours 7 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Kristina Mladenovic's improved footwork gives her a real chance to become the first Frenchwoman in 17 years to win the singles title at Roland Garros, according to her former coach.

Badminton: South Korea stun China to win first Sudirman Cup since 2003

7 hours 26 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - South Korea stunned China to win the Sudirman Cup on Sunday, coming from 2-1 down to clinch the final 3-2 on Australia's Gold Coast and end their opponents' 12-year stranglehold on the biennial mixed team international tournament.

French Open gets underway amid tight security on a hot day

7 hours 59 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Roland Garros opened its gates for the main tournament of the French Open amid tight security on a searing hot Sunday with Petra Kvitova set to make her much-awaited return to competition five months after being stabbed during a burglary.

Kvitova's return to provide French Open with early emotions

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:16pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Five months after being stabbed during a burglary, Petra Kvitova will provide the French Open with early chills as she makes her return to competition by opening play at Roland Garros on Sunday.

Kerber hoping to avoid early exit at Roland Garros

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:14pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber could face an embarrassing first-round exit at the French Open if the world number one takes her poor claycourt form into her first round match against Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Sunday.

Flawless Feng leads LPGA event by one shot after 54 holes

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 8:32pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Shanshan Feng of China started the third round three strokes out of the lead and ended Saturday's round on top by one shot at the LPGA Volvik Championship in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Nashville used to opening the show on the road

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:29pm
(Reuters) - The Nashville Predators are on the road again to open the Stanley Cup Final on Monday against the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, but they have every reason to feel confident.

Mo Farah runs year's fastest 5,000 meters in Oregon

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:20pm
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - British double Olympic champion Mo Farah made his last U.S. track race a special one, running the year's fastest 5,000 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

High-octane America's Cup gets off to flying start

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:18pm
(Reuters) - Oracle Team USA got off to a flying start on the first day of the America's Cup in Bermuda, comfortably beating Groupama Team France and then coming from behind in their second race with a narrow victory over arch rival Emirates Team New Zealand.

Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and U.S. senator, dead at 85

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 2:29pm
(Reuters) - Jim Bunning, who showed much of the same combativeness as a U.S. congressman as he had done during his Hall of Fame career as a hard-throwing pitcher in baseball's major leagues, died at the age of 85, his son said on Saturday.

'Devastated' Hamilton seeks answers to tyre mystery

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:56pm
MONACO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton declared himself 'devastated' on Saturday after failing to qualify his Mercedes in the top half of the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Grace closes on surprise Wentworth leader Dodt

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:22pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - South African Branden Grace, who caused controversy earlier this week over a free drop he took from a bunker, climbed to within a stroke of the lead after the BMW PGA Championship third round on Saturday.

White Sox sign Cuban prospect Robert, $26 million bonus

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 11:41am
(The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago White Sox signed Cuban free agent outfielder Luis Robert to a minor league contract, including a $26-million signing bonus, the team announced Saturday.